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Publications, research experience and other details

Chapter in Books

  • Simon, D., M.G. Kularatne, P. Boonchuwong and C. de Jesus, The social economy of     fish and fishing within littoral communities (chapter 19). In Schiemer F., D.Simon, U.S.      Amarasinghe, and J. Moreau (eds). Aquatic Ecosystem and Development Comparative Asians Perspectives, Development in Hydrology, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht – The Netherlands, 2008
  • Simon, D., M.G. Kularatne, P. Boonchuwong and C. de Jesus, Comparative perspectives on fish trading and marketing around five Asian reservoirs and lakes  (Chapter 20). In Schiemer F., D.Simon, U.S. Amarasinghe, and J. Moreau (eds). Aquatic      Ecosystem and Development Comparative    Asians Perspectives, Development in Hydrology, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht – The Netherlands, 2008

  • Kularatne, M.G., U.S. Amarasinghe and S.S. De Silva, Influence of socioeconomic  heterogeneity on culture-based sheries in non-perennial reservoirs of Sri Lanka. In M.J.S. Wijeyaratne & U.S.Amarasinghe (eds.) Participatory Approaches to Reservoir    Fisheries Management: Issues, Challenges and Policies .pp 135-150, Sri Lanka Association for Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. 2008

  • Pushpalatha K.B.C, Wijenayaka W.M.H. K., Kularatne M.G., Jayasinghe U.A.D.2003,Wewe, Resources in village for Aquaculture (Game Sampatha wewe, Masun wagawatath). Published by ACIAR Australia. 2003
Articles
  • Nishantha B.M.N., Semasinghe W.M., Kularatne M.G., Gunaratne K.M.L.M.M, 2015. Impact of external costs and benefits of paddy farming in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Vol. 3, Issue 3, pp: (106-114), Month: July - September 2015
  • Nishantha BMN, Kularatne MG, Gunarathna KMLMM, 2015. Economic value of water functioning system of paddy fields in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Research, Vol. 5, No. 8(1); 50-59, August 2015
  • Kularatne, M.G., Clevo Wilson, Sean Pascoe & Tim Robinson, 2012. Factors affecting technical efficiency of rice farmers in village reservoir irrigation systems of Sri Lanka, Journal of Agricultural Economics. 63.3, 34-45
  • Kularatne, M.G., U.S. Amarasinghe, P. Wattage, S.S. De Silva, 2009.  Evaluation of community participation for development of culture-based fisheries in village reservoirs of Sri Lanka, Aquaculture Economics and Management. 13, 22-38

Research Experience

  • Researcher of the project entitled ‘Management strategies for enhanced fisheries production in Sri Lanka and Australian lakes and reservoirs (ACIAR, Australia Project No. FIS/2001/030 Extension of FIS/1994/040). 2004
  • Worked as consultant to a research project entitled ‘Guidelines for the assessment and management of irrigation development impacts on Fisheries’. This project is conducted by the Department of Environmental Science and Technology and the Department of Agricultural Sciences, Imperial Collage, UK and International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Sri Lanka from February 31st to July 2002.
  • Worked as Researcher to a project entitled ‘Strategies for partitioning the productivity of Asian reservoirs and lakes between capture fisheries and aquaculture for social benefits and local markets without negative environmental impacts", funded by EU-Inco-Dc FISHSTRAT Project 1998-2001.
  • Worked as an economist for a multi-disciplinary survey project entitled ‘Research on the   natural resources management in the coastal environments of Sri Lanka’ with special reference to socio-economic and environmental issues in Hanbanthota District from 1996 to 1999 (SAREC/CE/13/2).
  • Worked as an economist on a contract for a multi-disciplinary survey project entitled ‘Studies on Puttalam/Mundel eco-estuarine system and associated coastal and estuarine waterswith special reference to socio-economic and environmental issues in Puttalam District from 1993 to 1995’ (SAREC/CE/13/2).

Other Details

Research Interests

  • Current research work is mainly focused on Efficiency and productivity analyses of use of natural resources, development issues, education and, solid waste management

Institutional Responsibilities

  • Coordinator,  Research Centre for Social Science(RCSS), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya- 2014 to date

Membership of professional Institute:

  • Life Member   in Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (SLAFAR). (C/O) National Aquatic Resource Research and Development Agency, Crow Island, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15, Sri Lanka.
  • Life Member, Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (SLAFAR).(C/O) National Aquatic Resource Research and Development Agency, Crow Island, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15, Sri Lanka.
  • Team member of the group of Sri Lanka family policy formation in the ministry of Social Services
  • Team member of committee appointed by the Ministry of Defence & urban Development to undertake to ‘evaluate the present situation of the defunct cement factory in Kankesanthurai and to study the feasibility of the recommencement of the cement factory